Soccer-Colombia’s Torres pulls out of key qualifier in Uruguay (Reuters)

BOGOTA, Sept 9 (Reuters) – Injured midfielder Macnelly Torres pulled out of Colombia’s squad in Montevideo on Monday as they prepared for a World Cup qualifier against Uruguay in which they could book their ticket to the finals. Torres suffered a knock in the 1-0 home win over Ecuador on Friday and the Colombia medical team decided to release him, the Colombian Football Federation said in a statement. Also absent for Colombia, who can qualify along with joint South American group leaders Argentina if they win at the Centenario, is suspended left back Pablo Armero. …

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